Spring Start seedlings in an egg shell so cute! Start seedlings in an egg shell and, when ready, plant the entire thing. The egg shells will naturally compost providing valuable nutrients to your plants.
Martha Stewart Home & Garden ~ Make a ladybug habitat ~ Lady bugs are a natural pest control. Keep more of them around by filling a long tube with sticks. The lady bugs will make it their home and watch over your garden.
Snipping off the “suckers” from a tomato bush will help the plant to focus its power on the rising fruits instead of the leafs, Growing better, healthier fruit. Clipping any branches off at the bottom of the tomato plant that is reaching the ground helps
DIY Covered Greenhouse Garden: A Removable Cover Solution to Protect Your Plants
Better Home Gardens: Grow your own lemongrass! Growing lemongrass is child’s play. All you need to do is plonk the stalks that you buy at the supermarket into a jar filled with about an inch or so of water and just watch it grow!
EDIBLE LANDSCAPING Most of the foods we grow are annuals. In other words, each winter, annuals die and must be replanted in the spring. Perennials, on the other hand, will keep coming back year after year. Here are some delicious perennials to plant now.
How to grow Asparagus. Asparagusis one of the tastiest, easiest vegetables you can g row. A little work up front pays off with years of good eating. Find out how to plant and manage this quintessential spring crop.
spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.
Sprinkle old coffee grounds around anthills to keep ants at bay. Spread coffee grounds combined with orange peels into your yard to stop cats from straying to the place. It also helps repel snails and slugs from ruining your garden.